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Rozucor 20mg Tablet

Rozucor 20mg Tablet

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
355.38*
MRP 418.10
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Rozucor 20 MG Description

Rozucor 20mg tablet contains rosuvastatin as its active ingredient. It is used to lower the bad cholesterol level and reduce the risk of heart disease. Rozucor is used along with lifestyle modificati

ons such as a cholesterol-lowering diet and physical activity. It is also known as 'Statins' or 'HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors' medicine. High cholesterol levels cause blood vessel narrowing, leading to heart stroke/attack. This medicine lowers the formation of bad cholesterol in the body by inhibiting the enzyme responsible for cholesterol formation. Take this medicine, preferably at bedtime to gain optimum benefits. Individuals with high cholesterol often develop other health-related complications, to avoid that you must take this medicine on time and follow certain lifestyle and dietary modifications as suggested by your doctor. You should practice exercise and consume less fried and junk, limit alcohol and smoking and avoid packaged food.

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Product Summary

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ContainsRosuvastatin(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh cholesterol and prevent heart stroke
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, diarrhoea, indigestion, body ache
TherapyHYPOLIPIDEMIC DRUGS
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uses

Uses of Rozucor 20 MG

  • It is used for the treatment of high cholesterol levels.
  • It is also known to prevent cardiovascular events like stroke and reduce the risk of a heart attack.
contraindications

Contraindications of Rozucor 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to Rosuvastatin or any of the ingredients of Rozucor 20 tablet.
  • If you have severe liver or kidney diseases.
  • If you have unexplained muscle pain.
  • If you are taking medicines like cyclosporin.
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • If you have hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid).
  • If you are an alcoholic.
sideEffects

Side effects of Rozucor 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Feeling sick
  • Stomach pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Feeling weak
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Hives
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Rozucor 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rozucor 20mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or if you are planning a pregnancy. Taking this medicine during pregnancy can be harmful to the foetus. Women of childbearing age should use effective contraceptive methods while using this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rozucor 20mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
A small amount of this medicine passes into the breastmilk. Limited data is available about the safety of Rosuvastatin during breastfeeding. It is unsafe to consume this medicine if you are planning to breastfeed the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rozucor 20mg tablet?
A:
This medicine does not influence your ability to drive, however, as this medicine is known to cause dizziness, hence caution is advised while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rozucor 20mg tablet?
A:
Caution is advised if you are consuming an excess of alcohol as it may result in liver damage.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any underlying medical conditions like kidney or liver problems, respiratory problem, thyroid, etc.
  • You notice blood in the urine along with muscle pain, fever. This could be a serious side effect of abnormal muscle breakdown.
  • It can cause jaundice and elevated liver enzymes. Liver function tests have to be monitored.
  • You have muscle aches or pains or a family history of muscle problems.
  • You regularly drink an excessive amount of alcohol.
  • You are taking medicines to lower cholesterol like gemfibrozil, fenofibrate.
  • You are taking medicines for HIV infection like ritonavir with lopinavir.
  • You are above 70 years old.
  • You are a diabetic.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Rozucor 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Cholesterol is made by the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Rosuvastatin inhibits this enzyme, thus lowering cholesterol and bad cholesterol (LDL levels). It increases good cholesterol also known as high-den...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Rozucor 20 MG

  • Rozucor 20 can be taken with or without food.
  • Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time preferably at bedtime.
  • Limit the intake of grapefruit juice to minimal quantities.
interactions

Interactions of Rozucor 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Rozucor 20mg tablet works or tab Rozucor 20 itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking certain medicines like oral contraceptives, immunosuppressants like cyclosporin, anticoagulants like warfarin, anti-cancer and anti-HIV medicines like regorafenib, ritona...
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  • Medicines used to treat acidity in your stomach like antacids should not be taken at least within 2 hours of taking this medicine.
  • An increased risk of muscle pain, when used with other lipid-lowering medicines.
  • Concomitant use of fusidic acid (used for bacterial infection) and rosuvastatin should not be taken together as they lead to serious muscle problems.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Rozucor 20 MG

  • Store it below 30°C in the original package to protect from sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Rozucor 20 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. Although no particular side effects of an overdose of rosuvastatin are known, one ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not t...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How soon will Rozucor 20mg tablet work?

A: You may see results for lowering LDL cholesterol in 2–4 weeks after starting Rozucor 20mg tablet. Results may vary in individuals. On follow-up visits, your doctor may choose to adjust your dosage to help you reach your cholesterol goal.

Q: Do I need to follow any dietary restrictions while taking this medicine?

A: Avoid drinking grapefruit juice while taking this medicine and reduce your alcohol intake. Consult your doctor for more details.

Q: What if my daily schedule interferes with taking the medicine?

  • You should take medicine at the same time every day.
  • Try connecting your medicine with something you do every day such as eating dinner or brushing your teeth at night.
  • This may help you remember to take it.
  • Keep a daily calendar or set an alarm clock to go off at the time you need to take your medicine.
  • You can use a pillbox with the days of the week on it.

Q: When should I take Rozucor 20mg tablet?

A: You should take this medicine preferably at bedtime or before going to bed and at a fixed time to get optimum benefits.

Q: Can I stop taking Rozucor 20, if I feel an improvement in symptoms?

A: The cholesterol lowering medicine such as Rozucor effectively prevents heart diseases like heart attacks and strokes. It can be dangerous to stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may worsen an individual's health. Please consult your doctor if you want to stop the treatment.
Product Details
Brand
ROZUCOR
Expires on or After
29/06/2024
Last Updated on: 26 Aug 2022 | 02:15 PM (IST)
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